Every day we see women’s handbags, hear women’s handbags and talk about women’s handbags. Our world is immersed in a spectacular barrage of women’s handbags. However, do you actually know what the top 10 classic women’s handbags in history actually are? Here are those treasures…
Alexander McQueen was invigorated by Kim Novak, a vintage-era starlet appearing in the Alfred Hitchcock film, so he featured the Alexander McQueen Novak bag in 2005. The bag is wickedly structured as a spacecraft and lands with acclaim on our top 10 women’s handbags list.
Inheriting Spain-mixes-France blood, the Balenciaga City Motorcycle bag was born in 2001 and hooks many celebrities. Made of goat’s leather, levelled studs and over-long straps mark the milestone in women’s handbags history.
Coco Chanel desired a hand-free shoulder bag so she contrived one in February 1955, inspired by the quilting on Jockey coats. In 2006, Chanel’s designer Karl Lagerfeld released an updated version of Chanel 2.55 and reinterpreted the spirit of women’s handbags.
The Chloe Paddington bag was created in 2005 and is formulated in a slouchy shape, a warm colour and a chunky padlock. Due to its classic boho radiation, the bag blanks other women’s handbags and sticks to Hollywood celebrities’ arms.
Emphasized by hip-hop singers such as Black Eyed Peas and Nelly, Fendi is undoubtedly a heavy-weighted player in the women’s handbag arena. The Fendi Spy Bag produced in 2006 has weaved spike handles and an embellished buckle, delivering an ultra sharp style.
The Hermes Birkin bag is named after the awarded British actress Jane Birkin in the 1980’s, who was seen by Head of Hermes struggling with several handbags while boarding an airplane. The bag is one of the most identifiable women’s handbags in film and television, from ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ to ‘Sex and the City’.
As soon as the Louis Vuitton Monogram Speedy 30 came out in 2000, it aroused a hurricane in the womens’ handbag environment. Its bulge and simple design fits every urban chic professional.
If you are a fashion designer, why not design a handbag and name it after your friend? This is how the Marc Jacobs Stam bag was realized. For his model and friend Jessica Stam, Marc Jacobs emulated a quilted Chanel handbag in 2005 but differentiated it with a modish decorative chain and a zipped pocket.
The Prada Gauffre started its show in 2006. It is an evolved women’s handbag which adopts creased Nappa leather, paired buckles and an additional shoulder strap to project postmodern luxury.
Yves Saint Laurent is the first designer in fashion industry who put a tuxedo on a female and hired a runway model of the African origin. The Yves Saint Laurent Muse bag is an exquisite trapezoidal bag and has been a pioneer of the women’s handbags since 2006.